Planting

Let's Plant Some Spring Veggies!

Let's Plant Some Spring Veggies!

March is just around the corner and almost time to plant some Spring veggies.  Growing your own vegetables can be very rewarding for the entire family, and it's never too late to get started if you haven't already!

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Create Your Own Certified Wildlife Habitat

Create Your Own Certified Wildlife Habitat

Everyone can create a welcoming haven for local wildlife, even if you only have an apartment balcony to work with.  Plus it is so much FUN to watch the pollinators and beautiful wildlife, such as the birds and bunnies that it will attract!

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Texas-Tough Summer Bloomers

Texas-Tough Summer Bloomers

Yes, heat hardy and water-wise landscapes can also be lush and colorful!

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Get Gardening with Kids

Get Gardening with Kids

There are so many benefits of gardening with your children.  Once kids see flowers growing and plants turn to food, they become more motivated to have a green thumb, get outside, eat healthy, and more!

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Saving the Monarchs One Yard at a Time!

Saving the Monarchs One Yard at a Time!

We all have witnessed their beauty at one time or another in our lives, however there is a tragic and rapid decline of this once common and widespread species!

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Spring Color Change!

Spring Color Change!

Color can have more impact on the landscaping than any other design element and managing color change outs is an important part of keeping landscapes looking their best.

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Discovering the Rich Benefits of Plants In Our Lives

Discovering the Rich Benefits of Plants In Our Lives

After reading this, it will become clear that flowers, plants, trees, and quality landscaping are NECESSITIES... not luxuries.

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2015 November Local Gardening Events/Workshops of Interest

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NOVEMBER

NOV. 11

  • "Lunch Bunch:" noon-2 p.m. @ Mercer Botanic Garden: 22306 Aldine Westfield Road, Humble, TX, 77338; (281) 443-8731.  Bring your lunch and enjoy presentations that cover the latest trends on gardening and a variety of related topics.  FREELunch Bunch held every 2nd Wednesday of the month.  More info: http://themercersociety.org/

NOV. 14

  • Pioneer Day at Jessie H. Jones Nature Park: Volunteers and re-enactors demonstrate settler life in Stephen F. Austin’s colony during the 1820s and early 1830s. Old-fashioned crafts, demonstrations, and period re-enactments bring the homestead to life

NOV. 16

  • Children's Story Time in the Garden: 10:30 am - 11:30 am @ Mercer Botanic Gardens,  22306 Aldine Westfield Road, Humble, TX, 77338; (281) 443-8731.  Children’s Librarian, along with Mercer volunteers, share some of their favorite nature books with children and their parents in the Mercer gardens. A craft project is included. Check in at the Visitor Center for the specific location.  Recurring on the Third Monday of the month until.  FREE.  More info: http://www.hcp4.net/Calendar/

NOV. 24

  • Open Garden Day and Workshop on Holiday Plant Care: 9:00 am - 11:30 am @ Harris County Extension Office, 3033 Bear Creek Drive, Houston, TX, 77084.  FREE.  More info at: http://harris.agrilife.org/events/
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2015 December Local Gardening Events/Workshops of Interest

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DECEMBER

DEC. 9

  • "Lunch Bunch:" noon-2 p.m. @ Mercer Botanic Garden: 22306 Aldine Westfield Road, Humble, TX, 77338; (281) 443-8731.  Bring your lunch and enjoy presentations that cover the latest trends on gardening and a variety of related topics.  FREELunch Bunch held every 2nd Wednesday of the month.  More info: http://themercersociety.org/

DEC. 21

  • Children's Story Time in the Garden: 10:30 am - 11:30 am @ Mercer Botanic Gardens,  22306 Aldine Westfield Road, Humble, TX, 77338; (281) 443-8731.  Children’s Librarian, along with Mercer volunteers, share some of their favorite nature books with children and their parents in the Mercer gardens. A craft project is included. Check in at the Visitor Center for the specific location.  Recurring on the Third Monday of the month.   FREE.  More info: http://www.hcp4.net/Calendar/
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